8.2. Summary Statistics

There are many ways to summarize data in SAS Enterprise Guide. The Summary Statistics task gives you basic descriptive statistics like the mean, minimum, and maximum. You can also request more advanced statistics such as the coefficient of variation and quartiles. The Distribution Analysis task produces many of the same statistics, but the Summary Statistics task gives you more control over which specific statistics are produced, and formats the results differently.

The Fire and Ice Tours company has weather data by month for both its Seattle and Portland offices, along with the number of tour bookings for each month. Here is a sample of the data set, NWweather. To produce summary statistics, click the data icon in the ...

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